Beef & Black Bean Chili w/ Cumin Crema & Avocado Relish

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large red onion, finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons ancho chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon pasilla chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 bottle dark beer
  • 5 cups homemade chicken stock, or canned low-sodium or water
  • 1 (16-ounce) can chopped tomatoes, drained and pureed
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper puree
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 cups cooked or canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

Toasted Cumin Crema

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seed
  • 1 cup Mexican crema or creme fraiche
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
 Avocado Relish
  • 2 ripe Hass avocados, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno or serrano chile, finely diced
  • Lime juice
  • Chopped cilantro leaves
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

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